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, september 25. president obama delivers his fourth address to the united nations in new york today. topics include libya, iran, syria, and north korea. he will have remarks around noon eastern at the clinton global initiative. republican candidate mitt romney will speak first at the event, 9:00 a.m. this morning, live coverage on c-span 2. in the papers, all eyes focused on new york for the united nations gathering. we want to get your take on the united nations and global affairs. you can also send us a tweet. post your comments on facebook. or email us. let's start with the money. the united nations budget for its operations for 2012/2013. the breakdown like this -- let's look at peacekeeping efforts, that is a separate budget. this is all from the united nations web site and global solutions and reuters. the operational budget and the peacekeeping budget -- what you think the u.n.'s role is in global affairs? we will start with today's headlines -- here's the baltimore sun this morning with this headline -- we want to get your take this morning on the role of the un in global affairs. p
on c-span at 8:30 p.m. eastern. before that, president obama at the united nations. he spoke about the killing of four americans in libya. the national institutes of health budget could be cut by 8% as a result of automatic spending cuts scheduled for january. the head of the national cancer institute says that you as research could fall behind europe and asia as a result in cuts. he spoke at the national press club today in washington. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to the national press club warning newsmaker program. i will be the moderator for today. i have my own public affairs firm. it has been a pleasure to work with the national cancer institute to bring in our guest. we are very lucky to have him. we will be talking about, of course, cancer and our ability to cure cancer. i will introduce the doctor, but give you some ground rules first. he will speak for about 15 or 20 minutes. at the end of that, we would like to have questions. we asked reporters to go first. i will repeat the question and we will identify your news outlet. anyone from other groups that would like t
. enough already. >> this is a matter maybe for the united nations security council. jennings had his human rights violated. for the nfl to stand up and say the call should stand, we have eyes. it's like i don't want to equate this to ahmadinejad saying in front of the u.n. saying iran's nuclear intentions are peaceful but there's a credibility gap here. >> going to believe me or your lying eyes, right, chris? >> it's a remarkable thing because i think if you look at products that have been developed from a public relations perspective over the last few decades none has been better developed than the nfl and his remark may be apple but it is a remarkable how it's grown into the dominant sport in this country a money making perspective. i just think at some point here they have to say, this is a bad pshg r move and cut a deal. >> let's hope before the weekend. thank you very much. thank you, chris cizilla, see you later, jeff goldberg, thank you very much. joining me in new york, dan senor, senior adviser to the romney campaign. you were watching the game. what do you think? >> watched it wi
. under the leadership of president obama and the international community, the united nations has put them under some of the strongest sanctions today. oil exports have been correct. the iranian economy has been hit hard. it does have an effect on the economy. we must face the truth. sanctions have not stopped iran's nuclear program. according to the international atomic energy agency, during the last year alone, iran has doubled the number of energy uses in its underground nuclear facility. at this late hour, there is only one way to peacefully prevent iran from getting atomic bombs, and that is by placing a clear nucleare on iran's weapons program. [applause] red lines do not lead to war. they prevent war. look at nato's charter. it made clear that an attack on one member country would be considered an attack on all. new's redlined helps keep the peace in europe for nearly half a century -- red lines have helped keep the peace in europe for nearly half a century. and help preserve the peace for decades. it is the failure to place red lines that has often invited aggression. if it were dr
fabius is here. he is france's foreign minister. he is in new york for the united nation general assembly. at 37 he was the youngest prime minister in the nation's history. today, he is faced with numerous foreign policy chnlz, the threat of a nuclear iran, escalating violence in syria are in focus this week. last year, france played a key role rein libya. i am please to have laurent fabius back at this table. welcome back. >> it is the same table, although a different venue. looking at libya and looking at syria, when should united nations or member states intervene? >> well, these are different situations. in libya, i think we've been right in intervening because gaddafi was a dictator, and you remember that there was a sort of libyan spring, and nobody was possible because of gaddafi. therefore, a decision was taken to intervene. >> rose: is the principle you don't intervene no matter how atroacials the acts of the government in power, if in fact they have a member of the security council who opposes? or if in fact they have an army which will make it a very bloody affair. >> no. >> ro
of the united nations general assembly. he didn't shift policy there. he didn't say he's moving away from decision to confront iran before it gets a nuclear weapon, rather than a nuclear weapons capability which is what netanyahu nt nenyahu wants him to say i am going to stop iran before they approach having a weapon. he didn't do that. >> bill clinton was onmorning joe" today discussing this very issue. let's play a little bit of that. >> it looked to me like just again frombserng t pdeas reluctant to have one meeting in a u.n. schedule where normally he'll have 15, because of the nearness of the campaign. >> this is the whole questionf whether or not president obama shoulde meeng right now with the lears wre gre henhe world stage. he is not having any meetings at all. was this to avoid having to meet with prime minister netanyahu or president morsi of ypt? >> welt -- >> equally difficult in a political year. better too nothing tn thins se i think it had to do a little bit with morsi, didn't want to be seen -- the campaign didn't want him to be seen as meeting with the lus mim brotherhoo
much. happening now, a speech to the world. president obama at the united nations goes in depth on the turmoil in the middle east. also, mitt romney talking aid, trade and more drilling down on foreign policy. we're going to hear what he's saying. and the news many homeowners have been waiting for years to hear. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> a brief break from the verbal sparring, the white house race. president obama stepped back in the global spotlight in new york today addressing the united nations assembly. he spoke at length about the turmoil in the middle east touting diplomacy and coalition building as the solution to the crisis to the region that's been vexing his administration. jessica yellin is traling with the president in new york. jessica, give us an update. what did the president say? >> reporter: wolf, when the president spoke here he had two major audiences, a global audience and a domestic audience. voters listening now to foreign policy issues with a new ear and a new eye after this violence in libya. and the president addressing it all
, but by redoubling our efforts. westerwelle speaking at the united nations in new york. france is a socialist government has unveiled a budget that is being called the toughest in three decades -- france's socialist government. it includes tax hikes for the rich and businesses in france. it is aimed at showing francois hollande and his team have the physical rigor to maintain france's reputation as a pillar in the eurozone. >> they came to narrow the deficit next year to 3% of national output -- date came to narrow the deficit next year. >> among the measures -- a temporary 75% income tax on earnings over 1 million euros. business also faces cuts in tax breaks. the prime minister presented the 2013 budget. >> this is a budget for social justice. and it is a budget for growth. it prepares us for the future. it is a courageous and responsible budget. >> the package includes public spending cuts of 10 billion euros. france's economy is in a precarious position. second quarter gdp was stagnant, and unemployment has just talked 3 million -- topped 3 million. the government is aiming to make good o
attended a meeting at the united nations and pledged another $45 million to help the opposition in syria. those rebels who are trying to force out their brutal and bloody leader. it's fox top story and jonathan hunt is in it -- on it live at the united nations tonight. do we have any indication of what those rebels, who are opposing rat jesus' name plan to do with that money? >> well, what we are told by 15 million of the 45 million will go towards communication equipment for the rebels. something that the u.s. has previously funded. the other 30 million, according to secretary of state clinton will go toward humanitarian aid. >> as more parts of syria's control slips from the regime, to the opposition, we're supporting civilian opposition groups as they begin providing essential services. reopening schools, rebuilding homes, and the other necessities of life. >> >> of course, what the opposition really wants is action from the united nations security council. but absent still the support of russia and china, that quite simply, shep, is not going to happen. >> shepard: jonathan, what mor
nations today the country's foreign minister slammed the united states plus britain, france and others claiming the nations are responsible for the blood shed. >> we also wonder to what extent the states -- statements made by cut tar, saudi arabia, turkey, the united states and others, who what extent do these statements which clearly incite and support terrorism in syria with money, weapons and foreign fighters, to what extent are these in line with the international responsibilities of these countries in combating terrorism? >> shepard: of course, human rights groups blame the syrian regime for much of the killing in the 18-month uprising. in fact, observers say as many as 30,000 people have already died since the conflict began. "the fox report's" correspondent jonathan hunt life at the united nations for us again tonight. jonathan, the foreign minister's speech must have raised a lot of eyebrows in that place. >> to say the least, shep. it amounted to an argument that syria is involved essentially in a battle for survival of its government. it is a war of self-defense. the country
. this is half an hour. >> i have the honor to welcome to the united nations his excellency, barack obama, president of the united states of america. >> mr. president, mr. secretary general, fellow delegates, ladies and gentleman, i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. chris was born in a town called grass valley, california, the son of a lawyer and a musician. as a young man, chris joined the peace corps, and taught english in morocco. and he came to love and respect the people of north africa and the middle east. he would carry that commitment throughout his life. as a diplomat, he worked from egypt to syria, from saudi arabia to libya. he was known for walking the streets of the cities where he worked -- tasting the local food, meeting as many people as he could, speaking arabic, listening with a broad smile. chris went to benghazi in the early days of the libyan revolution, arriving on a cargo ship. as america's representative, he helped the libyan people as they coped with violent conflict, cared for the wounded, and crafted a vision for the
] >> at 5:00 eastern, we will go to the united nations for remarks by the united states president about libya. speechpresident gave a yesterday. the president of libya will make remarks this afternoon at 5:00 eastern. tonight more campaign 2012 coverage with the nevada senate race. watchers consider this to be one of the closest races in the country. it is live tonight at 11:00 eastern on c-span and c-span raider and online at c-spanrg. earlier today we spoke with a reporter covering this race. host: tonight the first of a series of debates in nevada between two people, dean hlleelr and shelly berkely. guest: this phrase has been very close for every year at this point, and polls have shown this week that mr. heller was up a few points. most polls show a tight. -- a tie. each candidate needs to find a way to break out. from heller, you can expect to see some attacks on ethics issues, which is that shelley berkley is under investigation, and this is expected to be a big issue in the race. everybody thought it would be eight games change. host: what for? guest: committee is investigating
for iran. in a speech before the united nations, just a couple of hours ago, the president warned against allowing iran to develop nuclear weapons. >> make no mistake, a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. it would threaten the elimination of israel, the security of gulf nations, and the stability of the global economy. it risks triggering a nuclear arms race in the region and the unraveling of the nonproliferation treaty. that's why a coalition of countries is holding the iranian government accountable and that's why the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> chief white house correspondent jessica yellin outside the united nations for me. the president very much so been under pressure from israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and from mitt romney to draw a tougher line when it comes to iran. how did he handle that today at the u.n.? >> reporter: well, he resisted campaign season pressure to intensify his rhetoric against iran just to respond to his critics. he did use stark language to describe what we know to
the answers to the world's problems is this, tax the rich. and first united nations kicking around ideas. a 1% tax on billionaires, a tax on bank, that's the u.n., they need to raise 39 billion dollars. one third from budget cuts and some from higher taxes. and austerity turning to violence in spain, and so, everybody, start with taxing the rich. a worldwide phenomenon, i say it's not a successful idea to get the economy growing and you say what, brian? >> it's a terrible way to get the economy growing, look at france. an exodus across the channel to london. there's an ex-pat community and it's going to increase and anecdotally about the rich in france leaving france because of the new taxes coming in on the hollande government. if people leave where are you going to get the revenue from. >> you can't make the poor richer by making the rich poorer and by the way, if you tax 100% everybody in the upper brackets in the u.s. only run thee government for two or three months giving the way that spending is going and as for that financial transaction i'm not sure that the unions want to see the tax
before his term expires next year. at a united nations forum on monday, attorney general eric holder said the u.s. is committed to upholding the rule of law worldwide. >> in recent days, we have been reminded in the most painful and tragic of ways of just how vital the rule of law is to and during freedom, opportunity, justice, and peace. i am here not only to pledge the united states commitment to these principles, but also our support for the united nations robust efforts to strengthen the rule of law worldwide. >> dozens of people rallied in saudi arabia on monday in two separate protests urging u.s.- backed monarchy to release their jailed relatives. a number protesters were detained after being confined to a desert area and kept without food or water for a day. an anti-islam at referring to muslims as savages has been posted in 10 subway stations around the york city. the ad reads -- it was sponsored by the pro- israeli group american freedom defense initiative, which is also known for opposing the creation of a muslim community center near ground zero. on monday, the council on amer
assembly. north korea's vice foreign minister use aid podium at the united nations to announce a change of course. he said his country wants to build relations with other countries. he said the united states should change what it called its hostile stance. >>> the door has opened to a new era. we will forgery lags relationse friendly with us, without being bound by the past. >> north korean officials failed in launching a satellite carrying rocket. trying to test ballistic missile technology. pak accused the u.s. of forcing the council of the launch. and he accused south korean president of causing interkorean relations to hit rock bottom. some people from japan are an emotional and spiritual journey in north korea. paying their respects to relatives they lost at the end of world war ii. fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, who died and were buried far from home. nhk world reports from pyongyang. >> reporter: parents or siblings of the group's members died of illness or hunger while interned by the soviet military. it occupied what is now north korea right after the war. the grou
in london and 7:00 a.m. in new york where syria is likely to dominate the discussions in the united nations general assembly. the u.s. and arab league envoy to syria has painted a grim picture of the conflict after his first official visit to the country, saying the situation is bad and getting worse. there are clashes every day but we see little of it been been getting the full story has proven to be an increasing challenge. >> the ruins of war. the government says it wants to journalists to show the true picture. some of it cannot be hidden. syrian forces pounded the area last month after armed opposition moved in. when we see new attacks, we cannot get close. there is smoke rising every day from damascus now. what is happening on the ground? we are not being allowed by the government to go inside to see for ourselves. we decided to go to a northern suburb i visited on every recent trip. i was stopped by soldiers. we get off to a good start. how is the situation? one man says it is fine. they say we cannot go any further bowie can talk to people right here. watch the man in the striped sh
and federal taxes. if the united nations gets its way the united states tax me g.e.d.en could go global. >> just how friendly are our skies? "fox & friends" begins right now. snet ♪ >> good saturday morning, everyone. welcome in to "fox & friends" on this early fall morning. coming up in just about a half an hour we are going to talk about whether or not spanking should be considered a form of child abuse. one state is actually moving, perhaps, to make it that way. you could be locked up as a result of it. >> looking forward to that debate. we will answer that question. which one of us three is the funniest reporter in new york? we'll not give you any clues. >> no clues. >> i said no -- >> more on that later on in the program. >> meanwhile the top story, the news that has consumed us for the better part of two weeks now. that is what happened in benghazi? why was the message coming out of the administration so muddled at best and misleading at worse? when did they know that it was a terrorist attack? why won't the president actually use the term terrorist attack? well, yesterday there
reached at this point. thousands protesting outside the united nations in new york city as iran's president addressed the united nations. mahmoud ahmadinejad says his country is under threat of military action from, quote, uncivilized zionists saying such threats are designed to force nations into submission. early voting in the presidential election begins in ohio in the week where both campaigns are today. for president obama it is his thirteenth trip this year. he is stopping at two university's. mitt romney making three stops. he has been to ohio ten times since many. now back to melissa frances. rich: thank you so much. lovely and talented. president obama will easily win reelection in november. in trade prediction numbers showing him trouncing mitt romney 75% to 25%. wall street is buzzing about who will be president obama's next treasury secretary and charlie gasparino has the latest from the executive. charlie: i hate to say mitt romney is a loser now six weeks out. there's a lot of campaigning government of the oddball fbn -- melissa: sounds like four people abetting. c
, it looks like a global tax megeddon if the united nations gets its way. >> this was discussed at the u.n. general assembly. probably not likely to be instituted or supported by the united states who is already the biggest contribute ter to the u.n. over 20% of the u.n. budget. here is what has been proposed. a 1% tax on billion nargs around the world. a tax on all currency trading in the u.s. a tiny tax on all financial transactions. >> how tiny? >> not sure. >> new taxes on carbon emissions and on airline tickets. this has for the past year these ideas have been bandied about and the overall overarching goal would be to help transfer money from richations like the united states to poor developing countries. now, what's interesting is that this would be entered into the actual record of what was discussed discussed it at t. when foxnews.com reported on this. they were suddenly sent an unsolicited statement from the u.s. mission to the u.n. the united states opposes taxes. any source of revenue should remain under the control of national authorities. this is an idea that has been kicked
. it has to be well thought out. >> host: and your bio you consulted to the united nations on middle east issues. are you currently doing not? and who are you advising at the united nations? >> guest: i talked to a number of u.n. officials. a must see who i talked to in our discussions are confidential. they will just generally say it is my view that right now, any diplomatic initiative is a waste of time. it has become such an existential conflict, so militarized on each side of the conflict to try to put forward the diplomatic resolution is useless right now because either side is just not listening to it. i think you and officials, from what i've been reading, the new u.n. envoy who is imminently qualified understands the almost impossibility of his task. i think he has taken right approach. in other words, is going to syria, meeting with regime officials, many with opposition officials, getting the lay of the land. he is making necessary contacts and developing relationships so that perhaps when there is a time, hopefully in the near future, very diplomatic initiative stands a chance
the the united nations as the campaign spotlight turns to international affairs. both he and republican rival, mitt romney, speak at the clinton global initiative annual meeting also today. in nearly back-to-back speeches. hot topics for both, the u.s. response to anti-american protests across the muslim world. and we'll have more on this coming up. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's courtney reagan is at the new york stock exchange. tell us more about the global bacon shortage on the way. al is very concerned this morning. he can't function. >> as are a number of others. this could be true, if you're a bacon lover, you better start hoarding it now. according to britain's national pig association, a worldwide shortage of pork and bacon next year is unavoidable. it's a result of the drought that hit much of the country this year. which damaged the crops used to feed the pigs. so the group predicts that the number of slaughtered pigs could fall by 10% in the second half of next year, and that could cause prices to double in some areas. natalie, back to you. >> stocking up now. courtne
this morning, president obama is addressing the united nations as the campaign spotlight turns to international affairs. both he and republican rival mitt romney speak at the clinton global initiative's annual meeting today in nearly back-to-back speeches. hot topics for both. the u.s. response to anti-american protests across the muslim world, and we'll have more on this coming up. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's courtney reagan at the new york stock exchange. do tell us more about the global bacon shortage on the way because al is very concerned this morning. he can't function. >> reporter: as are a number of others. this could be very true. if you're a bacon lover, start hoarding it now. according to britain's national pig association, a worldwide shortage of pork and bacon next year is unavoidable. it's a result of the drought that hit much of the country this year which damaged the crops used to feed the pigs, so the group predicts that the number of slaughtered pigs could fall by 10% in the second half of next year, and that could cause prices to double in some areas. natalie
're joined by israel's former ambassador to the united nations. thank you for coming in, we appreciate it. the redline comments that prime minister benjamin netanyahu just articulated, it appears that he pulled back a little bit from the imminent threat dialogue that have been taking place before that and push off this threat maybe next summer as opposed to the next few months. i bring that up because all this is happening in the midst of our own presidential election, what did you make of it yesterday? >> i'm here with the prime minister, and i think he drilled the message home in a very clear way. probably the most accurate way as far as they're concerned, and also made people understand where iran is, how imminent danger it is, how this may be. i think that pointing out there is still this, given the international community and the president of the united states, whoever it may be after november, a second chance, possibly a very clear timetable saying time is running out, our clocks are ticking. israel's clock is ticking much faster. we feel very threatened. the president of iran talki
however, no nation can succeed without the support of strategic partners. mexico, the united states cooperate, the more we can build a future for the people rightfully demand. both the u.s. and mexico with their new presidential terms anew. our economies are well on the road to health. the window of opportunity to strike the bilateral relationship cover the upcoming of administrations in mexico with a solid foundation from which to build a stronger future. and i wish my successor all the best. if i look at how far we've come, i have never been more confident with mexico in the united states will continue our integration and strengthening our strategic partners as they face the challenges of the 21st century. it is my pleasure to stay here and of course i will answer all your questions. thank you very much. [applause] >> mr. president, we thank you for those very fine and wholesome remarks. i would like to ask you, inc. you of your interest trade to which you've accomplished, what do you see as the prospects for the united states, mexico and canada in the transpacific readership? >>
-year. >>> and other global news, iran's president will address the united nations general assembly today. mahmoud ahmadinejad is expected to defend iran's nuclear program which he insists is being used for peaceful purposes. many fear that the issue could drive israel to attack iran's nuclear facilities. israel has urged delegates to boycott the speech. that is just bizarre, it happens to be the holiest day on the hebrew calendar when this gentleman, and i use the term loosely, is expected to speak. meanwhile, thousands plan to protest outside the u.n. as he is speaking. and most western diplomats -- >> won't come. >> yeah, they turn around and walk out. but you really -- do we not really read stuff that he's -- you can quote him saying that, you know, iran's been around for 7,000 years and israel's been here for 70. it's not going to be here soon. it'll be us. a little footnote in history that it was -- which basically says -- >> we're going to wipe them out. >> we're going to wipe them off the map. >> the united nations, why do we fund the united nations is the question. not why does he get to
assembly of the united nations today. this is a video of his last appearance in 2010. zun says 18,000 people have been killed since the uprising began in march. >> and kelly evans is standing by in london. what's going on this morning, kelly? >> it's quiet because we're waiting on the end of the week. thursday, friday, that's when we get the spanish budget and hear from the french. credit strategists saying some of the soft cores are looking vulnerable. but the bottom line is stoxx 600 just slightly to the negative this morning. want to show you a couple stocks in particular weighing on the index. continental down more than 4% after an offering priced towards the low end of the range indicating people aren't buying into the dip. standard chartered a laggard. temasek may be selling down some of its stake. the wall street journal telling us this morning, though, not so fast. those shares up more than 3%. and in the wake of caterpillar's pr profit warning, that has made sentiment negative across the globe. if we look at the sectors within the stock 600, we can see industrials are amo
this. they seek supremacy over all muslims. martha: david lee miller live at the united nations. david, what has been the reaction to that speech? >> reporter: martha one thing worth noting soon after prime minister netanyahu spoke mitt romney issued a statement essentially endorsing and echoing the remarks of the prime minister. romney joined the prime minister's call for a middle east progress of peace and he joined the call to prevent what he called the gravest threat. by that he meant a nuclear armed iran. now yesterday the israeli prime minister met with secretary of state hillary clinton. the u.s. position has remained the same though. the united states saying that it is not drawing any red lines. secretary clinton saying we are not setting any deadline. she also said the sanctions seem to be having an effect. martha, again worth noting, one israeli official speaking in jerusalem is fearful that the iranians may take some comfort in the u.s. position and may use the u.s. position to buy more time, possibly to build a nuclear bomb. martha? martha: that is troublesome. also syria,
minutes. want to take you to live pictures of protests outside the united nations here in new york city. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is speaking before the general assembly and it has become a tradition for him to set a wide ranging debate about what he says when he does address the assembly. if we get more details we'll bring them to you. that is a live look at what's happening awfully close to the u.n. >>> the interview twitter is waiting for. dick costello with julia boorstin speaking out on everything from mobile ads to going public. what he has to say when we come back. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you engineer a true automotive breakthrough? ♪ you give it bold new styling, unsurpassed luxury and nearly 1,000 improvements. introducing the redesigned 2013 glk. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. powerful trading tools for all. like our all-in-one trade ticket. we put strategies, chains and positions all on one screen. start trading today with optionsxpress by charles schwab. >>> ever fins facebook
of the united states? which is that this country has become ungovernable. its politics are poisonous. miami dade colleges the biggest in the nation. 175,000 students. all of them called on the streets in this massive voter registration drive which comes at the end of months of court battles over access. what i need you need? how far in advance can you do it? poorer voters are less likely to get to the polls on time. folks think florida republicans are fighting dirty. >> the efforts have come from republicans. in essence, you have the fact of suppressing the vote. >> that is what you see the purpose is? >> exactly. >> that is a fundamental issue at the heart of american democracy. if you think people are trying to stop their opponent's voting. >> extremely self. especially when the people that are registered to vote are with a red -- organization like ours. they are normally minorities. by stopping third party organizations from registering, you're stopping minorities from registering. >> on the other side of the fence, they seem equally bitter. the conservative talk radio station caters to an au
by an alien for a torch only committed in violation of the law of nations for a treaty of the united states." this is a very old statute enacted by the first congress. it has sat dormant for 170 years. in some civil right type folks picked it up. -- been some civil right type folks picked it up and started bringing cases in which the plaintiff is foreign. the defendant is foreign. the tour took place in some foreign place. they say you have jurisdiction over this. courts have been going for this. they have been allowing some of these cases to go forward. this case raised the question of the of -- in this particular case, it took place in nigeria. the guy says the nigerian government committed these against me. they mistreated me. these foreign will company's work implicit -- foreign companies were implicit. so i am wanting to sue the oil companies in federal court. the defendant say this is not apply to corporations. he cannot actually sue a corporation under the statute. that was their claim. they did something very unusual. they actually said we want to consider a broader question. we wou
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